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08:55
08:55

Workers Oppose COVID-19 Testing Fees Without Minimum Wage ministry of health 3

The National Organization of Trade Union (NOTU) says government should lead the fight against corona virus without leaving it to the citizens considering the pandemic implication to the population that even still struggle to access the basic needs .
21:55
21:55

COVID-19 Patients Blocked from Fleeing Jinja Hospital Isolation Centre police spokesperson 4 2

The patients were protesting the poor living conditions at the centre, late meals, poor sanitation and delayed results. The patients further challenged the absence of guards at the facility which does not have a perimeter wall to protect them from intruders and the lack of psychosocial support.
11:00
11:00

State of Health Centres in Buyende District Shocks MPs road 2 1

Beatrice Rwakamari, the Ntungamo woman MP says that the district is neighbouring Lake Kyoga but it lacks gazetted quarantine centres which make it hard for them to track down suspects.
09:57
09:57

Jinja Hospital X-ray Machine Redundant health 2 1

Mubarack Weere, the Administrator Jinja Regional Referral Hospital told URN that they have officially notified the Health Ministry about the breakdown of their X-ray machine and efforts are underway to repair it soon.
10:43
10:43

Security Officers Rally Residents On COVID19 Guidelines Implementation government 4 2 Top story

Onesmus Mwesigwa, the Kiira Region Deputy Police Commander warned residents against unnecessary gatherings in trading centers, which violates the directives on social distancing and therefore undermine efforts to stop the spread of the virus.
03:13
03:13

South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case resident 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
08:21
08:21

COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Church Fraudsters- Pastor Male people 4 1 Top story

Male, who is living a simple life at his home in Kawempe, says he has for some time been trying to expose fraudulent preachers who claim to have supernatural powers to offer financial blessings, physical well-being and healing among their flock in exchange for material benefits in vain.
15:26
15:26

The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital government 5 4 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
15:21
15:21

Local Governments Directed to Repair All Non Functional Boreholes people 1 1

According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
21:35
21:35

Wakiso Overwhelmed with Distress Calls of Suspected COVID19 Cases district 1 Top story

Joseph Kamukama, the Wakiso Division Police Commander, notes that much of the distress calls are coming in through security system given the fact that the numbers shared by the Health Ministry were widely shared and are inaccessible easily.
15:43
15:43

Covid-19: Health Ministry to Recruit 210 Emergency Staff government 3 Top story

The proposed staff recruitment comes a few hours after Health Minister; Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng confirmed eight new Coronavirus cases sending panic among the population. According to Dr. Aceng, all the eight cases are Ugandan nationals who travelled back from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
10:24
10:24

Bunyangabu Residents Protest Exorbitant Water Connection Fees NWSC 1 1

The residents pay 300,000 and 600,000 shillings which is sometimes not receipted by the NWSC staff.
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14:10

No one Can Escape Entebbe Airport Corona Virus Scan–Aviation Authorities coronavirus 3 3 Top story

The NAS Station Manager, Kenneth Bainomugisha says there is no way a person can enter Uganda through Entebbe Airport without being screened.
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